27th Indiana Infantry (Advanced Position)

The 27th Indiana Infantry served as members of Colgrove’s Brigade in Williams’ Division of the Twelfth Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and an advanced position marker.

27th indiana Gettysburg March 2008

Dedicated 1890.

Location: Field near the main monument in the Spangler Meadow off of East Confederate Avenue.

Description: Denotes the advanced position of the regiment. Inscription reads:

This marks the farthest point gained by the Regiment in its charge at 6 a.m. July 3d. 1863 on the works at the base of the hill behind this tablet. Four color bearers were killed and four were wounded.

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